Archive for the ‘Short Film’ Category

Accidents, Blunders & Calamities

A father possum reads his kids a story that’s an alphabet of the most dangerous animal of all – HUMANS!

Inspired by the Edward Gorey classic, this black-comedy for kids and parents alike is a hilarious and brutal alphabet of death and mayhem exacted upon animals by ignorant humans. 30 CGI animals were meticulously crafted and killed by a team of 44 students at Media Design School.

Rehovot by Sofia Gutman

In the sunlit town named Rehovot a father and his daughter spend a day together.
When night falls the girl encounters the violence and hate from her parent’s past.

The girl dives into a world of words and memories, only to reemerge into the morning light.

Written, directed & animated by Sofia Gutman.

MAN O MAN

Using a mixture of rod marionette puppets and animation, London-based director Simon Cartwright’s darkly comic short tells the story of Glen, a man who attends a Primal Scream therapy class that causes him to release something deep within that knows no limits.

EDMOND

Nina Gantz’s dark and touching animation Edmond tells the story of an oddball character whose desire to be close to those around him reaches cannibalistic extreme.

The dutch director’s graduate film from the National Film and Television School has won numerous awards including a BAFTA and a Short Film Jury Award at this year’s Sundance film festival.

The Pride of Strathmoor

Georgia in the summer of 1927, pastor John Deitman descends into madness.

Extracts from the journal of Pastor John Deitman, Strathmoor, Georgia. June & July, 1927.

A film by Einar Baldvin • Music by Atli Arnarson • Pastor Deitman played by Geoffrey Gould.

Chaud Lapin

Directed by Géraldine GastonAlexis MagaudFlora AndrivonMaël BerreurSoline Bejuy.

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HAVEN

Short film about the exploration on breathhold of the biggest wreck in Mediterranean sea, by 3 world champions Guillaume Néry, Morgan Bourc’His and Rémy Dubern. All the images were shot between 40 meters and 50 meters by Jérôme Espla • Directed by: Guillaume Néry.

Hyper-Reality by Keiichi Matsuda

Hyper-Reality is a concept film by Keiichi Matsuda. It presents a provocative and kaleidoscopic new vision of the future, where physical and virtual realities have merged, and the city is saturated in media.

Our physical and virtual realities are becoming increasingly intertwined. Technologies such as VR, augmented reality, wearables, and the internet of things are pointing to a world where technology will envelop every aspect of our lives. It will be the glue between every interaction and experience, offering amazing possibilities, while also controlling the way we understand the world. Hyper-Reality attempts to explore this exciting but dangerous trajectory. It was crowdfunded, and shot on location in Medellín, Colombia.

DARTH BY DARTHWEST

Close encounters of the third kind for Cary Grant!

“Darth by Darthwest”: when Hitchcock meets Lucas… • Edited & Directed by Fabrice Mathieu.

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Two Films About Loneliness

A bilingual film in German and English, featuring the voices of the actor and comedian Tim Key and voiceover artist Detlef Bierstedt.

Written & animated by William Bishop-Stephens & Christopher Fales.

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